Location: North Main Street / 4th Street
Built: 1855 – 1856
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: Walter B Scates
Contractor: Charles H Pound of St. Louis, Missouri
Description: The building faces east and is a two story white colored structure. The east front has iron steps to the second story arched entrance. There are two white columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The windows are narrow and arched. The north and south wings were added in 1874 converting the building into the shape of a Greek Cross. The building houses the Fifth District Appellate Court.
Note: Charles H Pound of St. Louis, Missouri, was selected as contractor with a bid of $12,000. The plans and specifications were prepared by the Honorable Walter B Scates, associate judge, in 1854.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Mount Vernon Appelate Courthouse
See: The courthouse is located in Jefferson County.
Photos taken 2012